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Cartoon Network has announced three new episodes of Batman: The Brave and the Bold for March.

Following is a rundown:

Friday, March 6: "Game Over for Owlman!" -- On Earth, Owlman has been perpetrating crimes disguised as Batman and assembled all the villains to join him.

Friday, March 13: "Mystery in Space!" -- On his birthday, a melancholy Aquaman joins Batman for a space adventure on Adam Strange's home planet of Rann.

Friday, March 20: "Trials of the Demon!" -- In 19th century London, Jason Blood -- aka The Demon Etrigan -- has been framed for supernatural attacks perpetrated by Gentleman Ghost.

Look for more on Batman: The Brave and the Bold on Wednesday here in The Continuum.

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DC Direct on Tuesday announced it is rush-soliciting a new assortment of Watchmen movie action figures following expectations of the first two assortments running out soon.

The Watchmen Movie: Restock Action Figure Assortment will include a weighted master case with 12 action figures -- four Rorschach, two The Comedian, two Dr. Manhattan, two Nite Owl (modern), one Silk Spectre (modern) and one Ozymandias. There will also be a weighted half case with six figures -- two Rorschach, two The Comedian, one Dr. Manhattan, one Nite Owl (modern) and either one Silk Spectre (modern) and one Ozymandias.

There will also be solid cases for Rorschach, The Comedian, Dr. Manhattan, Nite Owl (modern), Silk Spectre (modern) and Ozymandias.

The restock assortments will be in stores on June 17.

In other Watchmen news:

* Malin Akerman, who plays Silk Spectre, was a guest on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Monday.

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* Fandango is reporting that 61 percent of its sales as of March 2 were for Watchmen. The advance ticket sales are called "strong" and better than Watchmen director Zack Synder's previous movie, 300.

* For audio from the Watchmen panel at Wonder Con in San Francisco last weekend, CLICK HERE.

* Look for more on Watchmen on Wednesday here in The Continuum.

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The CW has released 15 images from "Infamous," the Thursday, March 12 episode of Smallville.

Tori Spelling returns as Linda Lake in the episode.

Here's how the network describes the episode:

"Linda Lake returns to Metropolis and threatens to expose Clark's (Tom Welling) secret unless he promises to give her exclusive information on the red-blue blur so she can become a star reporter again. Refusing to be blackmailed, Clark tells Lois (Erica Durance) his secret and asks her to write his story for The Daily Planet."

"Infamous" was written by Caroline Dries and directed by Glen Winter.

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For covers and two- to six-page previews of upcoming Marvel Comics, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Dark Reign: Elektra #1 and New Avengers #51.

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For covers and five- to 12-page previews of Dynamite Entertainment titles arriving in stores on March 4, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Army of Darkness #17, The Boys #28, Dead Irons #2, The Complete Just a Pilgrim Hardcover and Zorro Year One: Trail of the Fox Hardcover.

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Top Shelf Productions has released its publishing plans for the rest of 2009.

For a rundown, with images, CLICK HERE.

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Fox has released a description and five images from "Man on the Street," the Friday, March 20 episode of Dollhouse.

Patton Oswalt, whose credits include Ratatouille and King of Queen, guest-stars in the episode.

Here's how Fox describes the episode:

Echo becomes the perfect wife for a lonely internet mogul (guest star Oswalt), and Sierra's attacker is revealed. Meanwhile, Mellie's life is in danger and Agent Ballard's investigation takes a surprising turn when he comes face-to-face and goes fist-to-fist with Echo for the first very time."

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Fox has released a description and image from "No Lone Again, Naturally," the Sunday, March 8 episode of The Simpsons.

Here's how Fox describes the episode:

"After too many years of financing Homer's annual Mardi Gras party on home equity loans, Homer and Marge's adjustable-rate mortgage skyrockets and they are forced to put their house up for sale. Flanders does a good deed by outbidding Mr. Burns and purchasing the property, thus becoming Homer and Marge's new landlord. But when Homer publicly accuses Flanders of neglecting the Simpsonsą unsafe living conditions, Flanders threatens to throw the family out on the streets."

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The Continuum concludes its series of features on Wonder Woman -- the next entry in the series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 movies, available on Tuesday -- with a studio-provided interview with Keri Russell, who provides the voice of Wonder Woman.

For the interview, CLICK HERE.


For previously posted May solicitations, click on the publishers' names below:

* Antarctic Press.

* Archie Comics.

* Aspen Comics.

* Avatar Press.

* Bluewater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* BOOM! Studios.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Devil's Due Publishing.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Oni Press.

* Radical Publishing.

* Top Cow Productions.


* Bluewater Productions has announced that Paul J. Salamoff, a 20-year veteran of the film and television industry, will be writing new titles based on licensed properties to be released in late 2009.

Salamoff has completed writing on Black Scorpion and Deathstalker & Barbarian Queen, two four-issue series under the Roger Corman Presents banner.

* Marvel Comics has announced a second printing for the sold-out Thunderbolts #129. The new printing will feature a cover of Robert De La Torre and will be in stores on April 1.

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* Image Comics has released a teaser image for The Astounding Wolf-Man #14.

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* DC Comics has expanded the contents of the Final Crisis HC. Now running 352 pages, this title will include Final Crisis #1-7, Final Crisis: Submit #1 and Final Crisis: Superman Beyond #1-2, all written by Grant Morrison, along with a new cover by J.G. Jones depicting the penultimate scene of the series.

The book will be in stores in June 10 and will cost $29.99.

* Cartoon Network has announced the start of production on Ben 10: Alien Swarm , a live-action movie based on the animated series Ben 10 Alien Force and the propety created by Man of Action.

The movie, scheduled to air this fall, is written by John Turman and directed by Alex Winter. Ryan Kelly stars as Ben, with Barry Corbin as Grandpa Max, Galadriel Stineman as Gwen, Nathan Keyes as Kevin Levin and Alyssa Diaz as Elena.

Here's how the network describes the movie:

"Ben 10: Alien Swarm follows teenage hero Ben Tennyson as he breaks ranks from the Plumbers (a secret organization that battles alien forces) to help Elena, a mysterious young woman, uncover an alien threat to our world. Joining him on his adventures are Gwen and Kevin, super-powered heroes in their own right, who must trust each other's instincts to help save the day." 


If you missed The Continuum's coverage over the past month, following are links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Thursday, February 26: Moonstone Books for June, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and The Simpsons.

* Wednesday, February 25: Samuel L. Jackson's deal with Marvel Studios, Heroes, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Radical Publishing for May, Avatar Press for May, Archie Comics First Looks and Top Cow Productions First Looks.

* Tuesday, February 24: Season 9 for Smallville, Marvel Studios, Dynamite Entertainment for May, Top Cow Productions for May, Legend of Isis, Heroes, DC Comics First Looks, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks and BOOM! Studios First Looks.

* Monday, February 23: Watchmen, Battlestar Galactica, Heath Ledger wins Academy Award, BOOM! Studios for May, Antacric Press for May and Dark Horse Comics First Looks. Free Watchmen iTunes Download

* Sunday, February 22: Dollhouse, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Zenescope Entertainment for May, Dabel Brothers Publishing for May, Ape Entertainment for May and Iron Man action figures.

* Saturday, February 21: Devil's Due Publishing for May, BOOM! Studios First Looks, Watchmen's Carla Gugino and Smallville.

* Friday, February 20: Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Marvel Comics First Looks and Oni Press for May.

* Thursday, February 19: The Middleman, Wolverine and the X-Men, Watchmen, Aspen Comics for May, Image Comics for May, Bongo Comics for May, Heroes, Image Comics First Looks and Marvel Comics First Looks.

* Wednesday, February 18: Watchmen's Zack Snyder, Red 5 Comics for May and Archie Comics First Looks.

* Tuesday, February 17: Marvel Comics for May and DC Comics for May.

* Monday, February 16: IDW Publishing for May, Archie Comics for May, Battlestar Galactica, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks and Marvel Universe action figures.

* Sunday, February 15: Hasbro's Wolverine action figures, Marvel Comics First Looks, BOOM! Studios First Looks and Heroes.

* Saturday, February 14: Heroes, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li and Marvel First Looks.

* Friday, February 13: Watchmen, Marvel Comics First Looks and Image Comics First Looks.

* Thursday, February 12: Batman: The Brave and the Bold, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, John Malkovich joins Jonah Hex cast, January sales and Top Cow Productions First Looks.

* Wednesday, February 11: Archie Comics First Looks, The Human Target and Knight Rider.

* Tuesday, February 10: Wolverine and the X-Men, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Heroes, XIII, Marvel Comics First Looks, DC Comics First Looks and DC Comics roundup.

* Monday, February 9: Dollhouse, Marvel animation roundup, Brett Ratner to direct Youngblood movie, Watchmen, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Battlestar Galactica, The Simpsons, BOOM! Studios First Looks, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks, Marvel Comics First Looks, Amazing Spider-Man: The Short Halloween and Marvel's Cup O' Joe panel at New York Comic Con.

* Sunday, February 8: Michael Chiklis at IDW Publishing, Vertigo titles and XIII's Jay Firestone.

* Saturday, February 7: XIII's Caterina Murino and X-Men Origins: Wolverine video game.

* Friday, February 6: From New York Comic Con -- X-Men, Dark Reign and Wars of Kings, Marvel Comics First Looks, XIII's Stephen Dorff and Wolverine and the X-Men.

* Thursday, February 5: Dark Horse Comics for May, Black Panther voice cast, XIII's Val Kilmer, Radical Publishing's The Last Days of American Crime, Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Marvel Comics First Looks.

* Wednesday, February 4: Batman: The Brave and the Bold, The Spectacular Spider-Man, XIII, Top Cow Productions First Looks, Archie Comics First Looks, Marvel Comics First Looks and Family Guy.

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